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NSNE 7100 - Neonatal Theory 1

Nursing Specialty Neonatal Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

Healthy Childbearing Experiences and the Newborn is the combined introductory theory course of the Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing Specialty Programs. This course explores a number of concepts that are foundational to the practice of perinatal and neonatal nursing and healthy childbearing experiences. Within the context of building partnerships, learners are exposed to holistic caring for childbearing women, their fetuses and newborns, and their families.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$826.67

Fall 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 31838

Tue Sep 04 - Fri Nov 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Nov 23 Distance

Instructor

Nicole Larsen

Course Outline

Cost

$249.17

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. This course section is for students who require an extension to complete their course from the previous term. Re-registration is a one-time only option.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 32658

Tue Sep 04 - Fri Nov 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Nov 23 Online

Instructor

Nicole Larsen

Course Outline

Cost

$826.67

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Course delivery is online format. Students need to contact the BCIT Bookstore to order course textbook. This is an NSNE 7100 and NSPN 7100 shared/combined course.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Winter 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 19642

Mon Jan 07 - Fri Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 29 Distance

Instructor

Nicole Larsen

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$826.67

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Course deliver is online format. Students need to contact the BCIT Bookstore (604-432-8379 www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/buy_main.asp? ) to order course text books. This is a NSNE 7100 and NSPN 7100 combined/shared course.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 41208

Mon Jan 07 - Fri Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 29 Distance

Instructor

Nicole Larsen

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$253.98

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course section is for students who require a course extension to complete their course from the previous term. Re-registration is a one-time option only.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

Learning Outcomes

In this course, learners will have opportunities to use the processes of critical thinking, systematic inquiry, communication, collaboration, leadership, and professionalism. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Distinguish the difference between fetal growth and development and how each is assessed during pregnancy.
  • Describe variations to fetal growth and development and how they may impact the fetus’s transition to extrauterine life.
  • Describe the rationale for and components of antenatal assessments, screening, and care in the promotion of healthy maternal/neonatal outcomes.
  • Discuss the impact of social context, including choice of care provider, on the pregnancy experience.
  • Describe the normal process of labour, including the cardinal movements, 5Ps, stages, phases and how these concepts are related to each other.
  • Summarize the hormonal physiology of labour and birth and the impact of stress and uncertainty on the birthing experience.
  • Explain the role of the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team in providing care to women across the childbearing continuum.
  • Identify variances in antenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum assessment data.
  • Describe the normal physiologic transition of the fetus to extrauterine life.
  • Summarize the interaction between infant behaviours and infant communication, and the implications for nursing practice.
  • Describe the role of the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team in providing developmentally supportive care for vulnerable neonates.
  • Explain the neonatal and maternal benefits of breastfeeding.
  • Summarize the role of the nurse in promoting, protecting, and supporting breastfeeding.
  • Analyze the effect of nursing attitudes and beliefs surrounding infant feeding and how they affect patient care.
  • Summarize the essential components of postpartum care and discharge teaching for childbearing women and their families.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2017

Related Programs

NSNE 7100 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Neonatal Nursing Specialty
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  2. Nursing
    Full-time   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  3. Pediatric Nursing Specialty (Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  4. Specialty Nursing (Neonatal)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  5. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Fall 2018

Books for Fall 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

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Maternity & Women's Health Care
Author Lowdermilk
Publisher Elsevier
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-32316-918-9
Price $174.95
Required

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Apa Publication Manual (Amer Psychological Assoc.)
Author Amer Psych Assoc.
Copyright 2009
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-43380-561-5
Price $42.95
Optional

Winter 2019

No information on books is currently available for Winter 2019 offerings of this course.

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